Tag Archives: Art & Company

Arts & Smarts After School Begins Again

We’re gearing up for the new school year at Patchwork! What impact does our after school programming have? Just last week, a woman who works in the community came to meet with us so she would better understand all the services … Continue reading

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Art Blooms at Patchwork

Every afternoon of children’s programming at Patchwork involves a wide variety of activity throughout our building. It’s kids and adults working together in tutoring, preparing snacks, reading books, playing outdoors, or sharing the things that each one is excited about. … Continue reading

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Parrots, Painting, and Pancakes at Patchwork

When we open the doors for the morning at Patchwork, there is no way to know what the day will bring. Yesterday it was an Amazon parrot named Midler who was riding in a fancy parrot carrying case. Her owner … Continue reading

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Another School Year Drawing to a Close

There’s been a lot of activity lately in the Arts & Smarts program as we work to finish everything up for the year. We’ll celebrate all of our accomplishments at our annual End of the Year Celebration on Thursday, May … Continue reading

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A Delightful Party in Frightful Weather

December 5, the freezing rain was forecast to begin late in the evening…but then again, maybe it would arrive right in the middle of our Arts & Smarts Christmas Party scheduled for that afternoon. At 2:30, Jane Vickers predicted very … Continue reading

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The End of the Year Arrives Again

Patchwork’s Arts & Smarts children’s program is a flurry of activity as we work to finish all our projects before our programming ends for the school year. Some children are working with Paula to finish sewing their “love monsters”, stuffed … Continue reading

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Everyday Blessings

A full range of activities happen every week at Patchwork. Some examples: Hospitality–Yesterday we had a visit from a man we hadn’t seen for a while. He took a shower, used the phone to reschedule important doctor’s appointments, drank some … Continue reading

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